Wildfires in McCullough County call out the Guard

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  • By Chief Master Sgt. Gonda Moncada
  • Texas Military Forces Public Affairs
Two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters remain in Brady, Texas today in case they are still needed to help fight wildfires in the area.

Yesterday two Texas Army National Guard UH-60s flew 3.4 hours and dropped 18,600 gallons of water on wildfires erupting in Brady, Texas.

Authorities are still monitoring the situation Friday morning

The UH-60s came from the Aviation Support Facility in Austin and San Antonio.

Additional assets standing by: Three UH60s and 12 personnel in Austin, and one UH60 and four personnel in San Antonio.